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2nd - 4th February, 2018

The Grand Harbour Hotel, Southampton

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Chris Doohan confirmed to attend SF Ball 24

21 April 2017

Chris DoohanSF Ball are pleased to welcome to SF Ball 2018 Chris Doohan from Star Trek Into Darkness, Star Trek, Star Trek: The Motion Picture and Star Trek Continues.

Vic Mignogna confirmed to attend SF Ball 24

14 April 2017

Vic MignognaSF Ball are pleased to welcome to SF Ball 2018 Vic Mignogna from Star Trek Continues and Anime shows RWBY and Fullmetal Alchemist.

Gary Graham confirmed to attend SF Ball 24

5 February 2017

Gary GrahamSF Ball are pleased to make our first guest announcemnt for SF Ball 2018. Gary Graham from Star Trek: Voyager and Alien Nation.

Gary and his band The Sons of Kirk will be performing on Saturday Evening during our Banquet as our Cabaret.

Did you forget your camera for this years SF Ball?

3 March 2017

Did you forget your camera for this years SF Ball? Not to worry because the link below contains over 500 photographs featuring the highlights from the 2017 SF Ball at the Grand Harbour Hotel in Southampton. More images will be added to this album over the coming weeks so keep checking until you find yourself.

The first album is a collaboration of images from Helen Renouf from and John Wright from where were delighted to have attended this event.

A second album will be available shortly with highlights from the 22nd SF Ball held in 2016.

If you find some images you like, you can buy digital downloads for your use. Each image is just £10 and 50% from each sale will be donated to the Teenage Cancer Trust. The reportage was completed without any fee from SFB events so the additional fee covers the costs of processing via this web site and covers card payment charges.

Please visit to view the entire gallery of photographs from SFBall 23.

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Gerry Anderson Exhibition on display at SF Ball 23

16 January 2017

Gerry Anderson Exhibition

We are delighted to announce another thing to do in our cram-packed itinerary of things to do at the Sci-Fi Ball this February 2017 at the Grand Harbour Hotel. Duncan Willis will be bringing his exceptional Gerry Anderson Exhibition to display thoughout the weekend.

Duncan is the only person in the world licensed by ITV Ventures to make and sell replicas of puppets and puppet-scale props from every Supermarionation show ranging from Supercar 1960 through Fireball XL5, Stingray, Thunderbirds, Captain Scarlet, Joe 90 to The Secret Service 1969.

Most of his puppets are cast from moulds with provenance to original puppet characters. Other pieces are scratch built with a high degree of accuracy.

Duncan also sculpts Thunderbirds-style puppets to look like anyone and his work has been used by ITV's Daybreak making a puppet out of presenter Adrian Chiles and broadcaster Chris Evans for his FAB 1 Million charity.

For further information visit:

Patti Yasutake confirmed to attend SF Ball 23

7 January 2017

Patti YasutakeSF Ball are pleased to announce Patti Yasutake will be with us all weekend at SF Ball 23.

Patti best known for her portrayal of Nurse Alyssa Ogawa in the Star Trek universe.

Chris Barrie confirmed to attend SF Ball 23

3 January 2017

Chris BarrieSF Ball are pleased to announce Chris Barrie will be with us on Saturday and Sunday.

We are also tickled pink to announce Chris as our cabaret on Saturday evening after the Banquet.

Ian McElhinney confirmed to attend SF Ball 23

11 November 2016

Ian McElhinneySF Ball are pleased to welcome to SFB 2017 another actor from the excellent HBO series Game of Thrones, Ian McElhinney.

Ian is known for his role as Barristan Selmy in Game of Thrones.

Welcome to the New SF Ball website

10 November 2016

After many weeks of labour, we are able to bring you the new SF Ball website. The site is now responsive, so you can visit us on your phone, tablet or desktop.

Forum Closure

10 November 2016

Our forums are receiving fewer and fewer visitors each week, and over 100 spam registrations each week, so we have mode the decision to close them. You can still keep up to date with what we're doing and make your own comments on our facebook group.

We turned the lights off on the forum at 10pm on Thursday 10th November 2016.

Ian Beattie and Roger Ashton-Griffiths confirmed to attend SF Ball 23

4 November 2016

Ian BeattieRoger Ashton-GriffithsHoorah! SF Ball are pleased to welcome to SFB 2017 from the excellent HBO series Game of Thrones, Roger Ashton-Griffiths and Ian Beattie.

Roger is perhaps best known for his role as Mace Tyrell in Game of Thrones.

Ian is also known for his role as Ser Meryn Trant in five seasons of Game of Thrones.

Larry Nemecek confirmed to attend SF Ball 23

28 October 2016

Larry NemecekWe are very excited to announce our next guest for SF Ball 23 will be Larry Nemecek.

Larry an American author, actor and producer, first widely known thanks to his classic best-seller Star Trek: The Next Generation Companion from Pocket Books. He portrayed Dr. McCoy in the the first two Star Trek Continues web series episodes.

Terry Molloy confirmed to attend SF Ball 23

21 October 2016

Terry MolloyWe are very excited to announce our next guest for SF Ball 23 will be Terry Molloy.

Terry is an actor with a wide spectrum of television appearances, ranging from Casualty to Harry Hill's TV Burp, but he is perhaps best known for playing Davros, creator of the Daleks, in Doctor Who from 1983 to 1989.

Gates McFadden confirmed to attend SF Ball 23

14 October 2016

Gates McFaddenWe are very excited to announce our headline guest for SF Ball 23 will be Gates McFadden

Gates has had an extensive career covering acting on both stage, the large and small screen and dance. In early work she helped choreograph three Jim Henson films: The Dark Crystal, Dreamchild and Labyrinth. She is of course best know to Trek fans for the role of Beverly Crusher in Star Trek: The Next Generation.

Dave Freeman confirmed to attend SF Ball 23

12 February 2016

Dave FreemanWe are very excited to announce that Dave Freeman Art Director / Senior Concept Artist at Double Negative Visual Studios has confirmed he will be with us for the entire weekend of SF Ball 23.

Dave Freeman worked on Star Trek: Beyond as well as Terminator: Genisys, Thor: The Dark World, Jupiter Ascending, Alice: Through the looking glass, Mission Impossible 5, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2 and Godzilla.

Dave has worked as an award winning Concepts Artist and Design Director within the Film and Broadcast industry for the past twenty years and will be attending the SF Ball in 2017 to discuss his work and the making of Star Trek: Beyond.